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Thermogenic Aids: Do They Actually Work?

<b>Whether it's for a performance boost or for weight loss purposes, many people become curious about thermogenic aids at some point in their training.</b> …

Why the Option to Quit Actually Makes Us Work Harder

In 49BC, Julius Caesar crossed the Rubicon River, which was considered an act of insurrection against Rome. Here he uttered the words, “The die is …

Ultimate Guide for Lean Gains, Part 2: Your Lifting Program

So you nailed your diet. Atta boy. You can thank Eric for that - he’s given you all the tools to pack on lean mass with carb cycling. <b>But now the</b> …

Top 10 Ways to Avoid Injury

1 of 10<p>1) Incorrect Technique<p>The most common weight-training injuries are those related to the use of poor exercise technique. Incorrect technique …

The Ultimate Creatine Guide For Maximum Muscle Gains – Written By Sol Orwell

1K<p>Shares 1K<p>Creatine is a molecule in an energy system (creatine phosphate) that can rapidly produce energy (ATP) to support cellular function, and …

Get The Most Out Of Your Workout

"While one muscle group recovers, another is working, reducing the need to rest," says Jack. And since you're working non-competing muscle groups—like glutes and shoulders—you can do each round at a high intensity. So even when your lower half is fatigued, your upper-body muscles are fresh and …

Push Your Pecs: Four Ways to Pushup

1 of 6<p>The push-up is like the cockroach of the bodybuilding world. It's been around forever and it ain't going anywhere anytime soon. And why should …

More Muscles Linked to Longer Life, Research Suggests

Muscle

Work Your Fast-Twitch Fibers

That's why Sean De Wispelaere, a coach for Thrive Training Systems, adds the staggered-step med-ball toss to his workouts. It requires explosively pitching a six- to eight-pound ball into the wall over and over again. Although it only takes a second to perform, all of your fast-twitch muscle fibers …

6 Bodyweight Moves for Bigger Quads and Leaner Abs

Everyone can appreciate the majesty of a killer leg workout. After some time in the squat rack, you are usually seeing spots and looking for a cane. …

Can Healthy Appetizers Help You Eat Less?

Why? Beginning your meal with a healthy food that’s rich in fiber and water (like salad greens, for instance) can help fill you up, which means you eat less later on, says study author Nicola Buckland, PhD, a research student at the University of Leed’s Institute of Psychological Sciences. But …

7 Workout Mistakes You May Be Making and How to Fix Them

The first step in breaking a bad habit -- or not developing one in the first place -- is to identify the problem. Here are seven common workout mistakes I see all the time and suggestions on how to fix them.<p><b>1. Stretching before your workout.</b><p>Static stretching (holding a stretch to the point of …

Exercise

Develop An Unbeatable Mind

Why is it that some athletes perform exceptionally well during training, but underperform when it matters?<p>We can all think of an all-star athlete who …

Mindfulness

Ultimate Starter's Guide 2014: Part II

Multitudes of first-time lifters were among those who flocked to gyms in January, each eager to reconstitute his physique into something better. For …

Muscle

How to mix cardio and strength-building to zap fat

We checked in with Mike Wunsch, certified personal trainer and Director of Training and Large Group Programming at Results Fitness, for his …

Exercise

The Pushup that Blasts Your Core | Men's Health

The result: All the shoulder- and arm-building benefits of a pushup plus a killer core workout. Watch the video to see how to do the reverse pushup with perfect form.<p>[[video:34631]]

Perform, Recover, Rebuild: How Perspective Changes for the 40+ Athlete

<b>I recently checked into rehab.</b> Luckily, the rehab center where I go is an outpatient facility and thankfully it is also a center for athletes of all …

The Deload: The Path to Bigger, Faster and Stronger

“One More!”<p>“It’s all you bro!”<p>“Light weight! Light weight!”<p><b>Yea, we’ve all been there</b>. The two dudes in their cut-off high school football shirts, …

10 Things I Learned About Weight Loss From Losing 100 Pounds

I’m a 21 year old senior in college at a respectable, East Coast university. I have an awesome social life, academic life, and everything that comes …

Muscle Secrets of the Super Fit

Overview<p>There's no way around it: To gain muscle and lose flab, you have to pay the iron price. And sweat buckets. And rethink your grocery list. But the ultimate cost (in time, especially) depends on what you know. In our never-ending quest to help you get in the best shape of your life, we tapped …

KFC's Family Feast Can Be A Nutritional Disaster - Consumer Reports

Don't give up on dinner. That's the advice the busy mom in one of KFC's latest commercials gives other women who have so much to do that they're …

Fit Over 40: Evolve to Thrive

Robert Ciresi’s 25-plus-year fitness tenure is a model of evolution. The California-based personal trainer began working out at age 23. Since he had …

The 8 Best Ways to Improve Your Squat

1. Work on Better Technique<p>Above all, you need to dial in your technique first. If you’re technique is poor, it makes no sense to start adding more …

Total-Body Workout: Fat-Loss Circuit: Men's Health.com

The Fast Fat-Blasting Workout<p>Cooler fall weather often means more crowds at the gym. But with this workout, you won't have to wait for equipment. "All you need is a pair of dumbbells and an adjustable bench," says Craig Ballantyne, C.T.T., owner of TurbulenceTraining.com. Consider it your …

10 Ways the Gym Makes You a Better Man

I went to the gym today even though I didn’t feel like it. That’s a win. I pushed myself to lift heavier weights and for a few more reps than I …

Pro Tips

Spending more time in the dark could boost hearing in old age

Hope for non-invasive treatment for age-related deafness as scientists find neurons can compensate for disability at any age<p>In the Marvel Comic Daredevil our eponymous hero is the victim of a radioactive spill, leaving him blind but also with an extraordinary heightening of his other senses, …

Exercise of the Week: Lateral Dumbbell Raise

The Move That Chisels Perfect Shoulders<p>Sculpt a set of rock-solid shoulders with this underrated upper-body exercise<p>Every guy wants a pair of shoulders that look like boulders. Unfortunately, most men skip the lateral dumbbell raise, which is one of the best moves for sculpting them. "Lifting …

Force your chest to grow with a push and stretch

Looking for a great workout to single out the chest or want something to add to your "one bodypart per day" program? We've asked Tim McComsey, …

Fried and grilled meat may raise risk of diabetes and dementia

Study suggests changes in cooking habits might reduce levels of glycotoxins and help prevent diabetes and dementia<p>Toxic chemicals found at high concentrations in fried and grilled meats may raise the risk of diabetes and dementia, researchers say.<p>US scientists found that rodents raised on a …